Abilene, KS

a roman catholic church of the salina diocese

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Lent or Advent Information

Lenten Calendar - 2019

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Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturdays Sundays April 14

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. (except Holy Week)
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

           (March 10 through April 7)

3:00 p.m. Sunday Communal

                Penance Service 

Ash Wednesday

       March 6 Masses, 7:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. (fast and abstinence)

Disciples on the Journey
     Various times Lenten faith sharing groups

     meet weekly to study Sunday readings

Eucharistic Adoration and Chaplet of Divine Mercy
     Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration (except Holy Week)           Thursdays 3:00 p.m., Chaplet of Divine Mercy (except Holy Week)

Stations of the Cross with meal
     Fridays Fridays Good Friday
     6:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross (March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, April 12)
     6:30 p.m., Soup Supper, Parish Hall (March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, April 12)
     3:00 p.m. after Chaplet of Divine Mercy Novena, Stations only at 6:00 p.m.   

                     (April 19)

Chrism Mass
     April 11 11:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Cathedral, Salina

Sacred Triduum (Holy Week)
     April 18 April 19 April 20 April 21

     *Holy Thursday Mass, 7:00 p.m.;

     *Exposition of the Holy Eucharist, 8:00 to 11:00 p.m.

     *Good Friday Service, 12:00 noon (fast and abstinence)

       ( there is no 7:30 a.m. Mass). Holy Saturday and Easter Vigil Mass, 8:30 p.m.
     *Easter Sunday Masses – 8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

Chaplet of Divine Mercy Novena
     Daily 3:00 p.m. beginning Good Friday, April 19 until Divine Mercy Sunday,

     April 28 Chaplet and Holy Hour with

     Benediction on Divine Mercy Sunday, 3:00 p.m. 

The regulations on Lenten fast and abstinence are:

FASTING: On Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, those who are 18 but not yet 60 are allowed only one full meal. Two smaller meals are allowed as needed, but eating solid foods between meals is not permitted.

ABSTINENCE FROM MEAT: Those who are 14 years of age or older are to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and all the Fridays of Lent.